AbsoluteFIT and Youthfulness: Being Your Best at Any Age

AbsoluteFIT is not the Fountain of Youth — but it’s at least a tincture or an infusion.  As is often the case in the fall and winter, I’ve been thinking lately about the passage of time — getting older, and specifically, what I can do to stay strong and healthy as long as possible. Now,... Continue Reading →

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Do You Ever Do This?

Do you ever find yourself silently rooting yourself on before a challenge or workout? If not, you should!  Here's some surprising insight into why talking to yourself can be a powerful motivator! via - Furthermore | Equinox.com   GET COMPETITION-READY BY USING THE THIRD PERSON THE SCIENCE Before or during competition, one of performance psychology’s most... Continue Reading →

So Long to Going It Solo!

AbsoluteFIT keeps you from going nuts out there on the road alone … Remember I said I’m training for a half-marathon? That means I’m doing a lot — a LOT — more running these days. Now — running is a great fitness activity, if you’ve got the knees for it, but it is also an... Continue Reading →

via - Outside.com | By: Brad Stulberg How Can I Go from Office Worker to World-Class Athlete? Sarah Piampiano left a high-powered investment banking gig to train for triathlons full time. Five years later, she's a champion. Here's how she did it. Photo: Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images Sarah's unwavering self-belief transformed her from a chain-smoking investment banker just... Continue Reading →

The 10 Best Recovery Foods for Runners

There's more to life than drinking smoothies after every run. Here are 10 great options to help you rebuild after tough workouts. via - outsideonline.com What you eat after a long, hard run has a big impact on how well you recover and how hard you can run the next day. “Eating well after endurance exercise... Continue Reading →

What’s The Cure for Sore Muscles?

via -  outside.com | Erin Beresini The Cure for Sore Muscles? More Movement. Throw away your ice packs and ibuprofen if you want to recover right. Run until it hurts; then run some more. Photo: Thinkstock (via outside.com) Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation. RICE has been the go-to treatment plan for pain and soft tissue athletic injuries since... Continue Reading →

Another Stampede Story…

Another AVAC® member's perspective on the recent Leigh High School Longhorn Stampede 5K event. AVAC® was proud to be the primary sponsor, and happy to help support LHS programs. via - Michael R., AVAC® Member "I had an absolute blast doing the Leigh Stampede run. From start to finish it was well put together and... Continue Reading →

Supporting the Stampede!

AVAC® had a blast supporting the recent Leigh High School Stampede 5K Walk/Run. There were over 420 runners, and a total of $12,000 was raised to benefit High School programs. Hear what one young racer thought of the event: "It’s a fun event especially for beginners like us children and it’s the perfect size.  I like... Continue Reading →

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